Measured at a seasonally adjusted basis, the rand value of imports increased by 8.2% month-on-month in April 2019. Measured at a 3 months annualised basis, imports were 19.3% higher, while import growth over the past 12 months amounted to 11.8%. In dollar terms, imports were up 10.3% on a month ago but 0.7% lower measured at a 3-months annualised basis. Imports in dollar terms were 3.3% higher measured at a 12-months basis.
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